Tarang Khandpur

31 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | @tknologic104 | Keep up with Tarang Khandpur on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tarang Khandpur”

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Yakuza boss arrested in Thailand after photos of his tattoos go viral

Police capture 72-year-old Japanese fugitive who was recognised when images of his body art were circulated online<p>A retired Japanese crime boss has been arrested in Thailand, ending more than 14 years on the run, after photos of his yakuza tattoos and a missing little finger went viral.<p>Shigeharu …

Crime

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

A former Googler who is now CEO of her own startup asks all her employees to cold email their idol — here's why

Wessel is the CEO and cofounder of WayUp, a site used by hundreds of thousands of college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google — where Wessel previously worked.<p>Part of the reason she started WayUp with cofounder JJ Fliegelman was to combat …

What My Failed Presentation Taught Me About Pitching Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

10 Hottest Design Tools You Must Try In 2016

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Wireframing

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

The Passion Recipe: Four Steps To Total Fulfillment

Over the past few decades, “passion” has been declared everything from the secret to successful entrepreneurship to the foundation of a meaningful life. It’s the magic pill alright, which is exactly the problem.<p>Now, sure, if you already know what you’re passionate about, well, this isn’t much of a …

Self-improvement

Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW

<i>Entrepreneur will be on the ground at</i> <i>SXSW</i><i>. Check back for updates on the latest news and trends and insights from thought leaders and innovators.</i><p>Lots of people like to share tips for surviving SXSW, the annual tech, music and film festival that kicks off this week in Austin, Texas. Sadly, many of …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong Every Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually a blur, and your routine has become so second-nature that you never think to change …

How Entrepreneurs Lose Control Of Their Companies: 'You've Exited But Don't Know It'

When entrepreneurs sell their companies, it’s often like watching the same three TV reruns over and over. You might call them the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.<p>The Good rerun is one of exhilaration where the entrepreneur does an end zone dance celebration. They have proven their point, and their idea …

Entrepreneurship

Unprofessional Advice For Professional Keynote Speakers

This seems a nice sleepy time of the year to share some advice with my fellow public speakers, as the U.S. is pretty much a no-gig zone throughout the entire holiday season, because event organizers find scheduling too conflicted this time of year. (The rare gigs that a speaker gets during the …

Report: Google Is About To Invest In A Technology That Competes With Oculus Rift

Specifically, they're reporting that the tech company and other investors are planning to put in $500 million in a company called Magic Leap.They also say that Andreessen Horowitz may be one of the other investors involved.<p>In February, Magic Leap said that it had raised more than $50 million to …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

3 Things Software Product Designers Need To Learn From Game Designers

<i>Answer by David Cole, Product Designer at Quora, on Quora,</i><p>This is one of my favorite subjects! As a software product designer, I can share the ideas from game design that I’ve found to be particularly fruitful.<p>The first is <b>Mechanics–Dynamics–Aesthetics</b>, which is a conceptual framework for breaking …

Comfy: Cracking The Billion-Dollar Student Housing Market

With students going back to college for the fall, there is lots of scrambling for getting housing. All in all, the process can be a huge aggravation.<p>But for Jordan Wright, he sees lots of dollar signs. Keep in mind that he is the CEO and co-founder of Comfy, which is a marketplace for student …

Here's Why Google Goes After So Many Projects At Once

This year, however, Google CEO Larry Page strayed from the usual topics of leadership and strategy and talked straight Google.<p>In an onstage interview with venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, Page explained the reason Google goes after so many different projects at once, admitting it can't keep up with …

TED Talks

Tech Company With $39 In Assets Now Worth More Than $6B

Are we in a bubble? We’re in a bubble.<p>CYNK Technology, a ‘company’ with a grand total of $39 in assets, has seen its share price rise dramatically, spiking to a valuation of more than $6 billion in a matter of days. The company’s 52-week low valued the firm at less than $18 million.<p>Haven’t heard of …

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

How Should An 18-Year-Old Get Started In Investing?

<i>Answer by Cinjon Resnick on Quora,</i><p>I was in a similar position once. Here’s what I did:<p>Read <i>The Intelligent Investor</i> by Benjamin Graham. This is your go to and will give you a good frame for how to think about investing (like an owner) and how to think about the markets. Graham is considered the …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.<p>There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally …

The Sims

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

How to Gracefully Wind Down a Failing Startup

<i>Eric Mathews is an entrepreneur and investor. He founded Start Co., one the fastest growing venture development organizations in the United States developing, accelerating, and investing in high growth startups in logistics technology, information technology, and medical device as well as women-led</i> …

Qualcomm builds learning computer chip inspired by human brain

Computer technology still lags far behind the abilities of the human brain, which has billions of neurons that help us simultaneously process a plethora of stimuli from our many senses. But Qualcomm hopes to shrink that bridge with a new type of computer architecture modeled after the brain, which …

Why don't Americans ride trains?

AMERICA has by far the largest rail network in the world, with more than twice as much track as China. But it lags far behind other first-world …

Where Cloud Computing Jobs Are Today

Gaining insights into cloud computing hiring trends is invaluable to understanding the competitive landscape and direction of new application and platform development.<p>It’s also invaluable for any company looking to recruit cloud computing professionals. For qualified job seekers, staying on top of …